A 28-year-old woman underwent amniocentesis at 18 weeks' gestation upon detection of increased fetal nuchal fold and parietal cephalocele on the second trimester ultrasound examination. Prenatal microarray showed a de novo unbalanced translocation resulting in a gain in 6q and loss in 18p. A female infant was delivered at 38 weeks' gestation. At birth, cephalocele and webbed neck were noted as major dysmorphic features. The case presented here shows how a combination of different genetic studies is used to accurately elucidate a chromosomal anomaly in a prenatal setting.